Project to aid ministry\
Brian Troxler, a member of Boy Scout Troop 103 in Summerfield, is collecting household items such as sheets, blankets and towels for his Eagle Scout project. The items, currently in short supply, will be donated to Greensboro Urban Ministry.
With the help of Rev. Mike Aiken of Greensboro Urban Ministry, Troxler set the goals for the project at 100 sets of double sheets, 100 sets of single sheets, 200 towels, 100 washcloths and 20 blankets. Items donated may be new or used and tax receipts will be available upon request.Donations will be accepted at Urban Ministry's storage facility, 305 W. Lee St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 18. Persons wishing to have items picked up may call Troxler at 643-9459.
Eagle Awards earned\
Two area youths have earned the Eagle Award, the highest honor in Boy Scouting. They are Cory A. Rayborn, 15, of Jamestown and Carson Anderson, 18, of Greensboro.
Rayborn received the Eagle Award March 3 in a ceremony at Jamestown Friends Meeting.
Rayborn, a ninth-grade student at Ragsdale High School, is a member of Troop 8 sponsored by Jamestown Friends Meeting. He is a patrol leader, quartermaster, assistant patrol leader and scribe. He received Junior Leadership Training and the Order of the Arrow, God and Country and Arrow of Light awards.
Rayborn is the son of James C. and Julia Rayborn of 404 Mendenhall Road, Jamestown.
Anderson will be presented the Eagle Award at 7:30 p.m. May 20 in a Court of Honor at Westminster Presbyterian Church.
Anderson, a senior at Grimsley High School, is a member of Troop 101 sponsored by Westminster Presbyterian Church. He has been assistant patrol leader, patrol leader, quartermaster and senior patrol leader. He received the Order of the Arrow. He attended Philmont Scout Ranch in 1987 and was patrol leader at the National Scout Jamboree in 1988.
He is the son of Walter and LuAnne Anderson of 602 Wedgedale Ave.
For his Eagle project, he built three picnic tables for the Guilford County Mental Health Center.
Pack members honored\
Two members of Pack 334 were honored in recent ceremonies.
Larry Tyrell was presented the Award of Merit, the highest district award given to an adult volunteer, at the annual Graystone District Awards Banquet. Tyrell is committee chairman for both Pack and Troop 334. He served as General Greene Council chairman for the recent Bowl-a-thon for Scouting and is a unit commissioner and Webelos chairman for the Graystone District.
Chad Craven was presented the ``God and Me' religious award for his completion of religious study through West Market Street United Methodist Church. Chad, son of B.J. and Ann Craven, is a third-grade student at Frazier Elementary School. He is completing his third year of Scouting.
Pack 334 meets at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church on Chapman Street. The Pack has 85 members.
Girl Scout recruitment\
Tarheel Triad Girl Scout Council is distributing recruitment flyers to all Greensboro City and Guilford County schools. The flyers will be collected Friday.
Troops are being organized for fall. Girls who sign up early will have a better chance of being placed in a troop and early adult registration allows volunteers to be trained as leaders over the summer.
For more information about Girl Scouting, call the Tarheel Triad Girl Scout Council at 274-8491.